DHL Supply Chain (Midwest)
  • Mars Joliet
  • Joliet, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We are currently seeking candidates for an Inventory Control Supervisor position for our DHL Supply Chain warehouse located in Joliet, IL 60433.

DHL Supply Chain, a leader in supply chain management, provides customer-focused solutions to a wide range of manufacturing, retail, and consumer industries in over 500 sites in the United States and Canada. With over 40,000 associates, DHL Supply Chain manages more than 85 million square feet of warehouse space (equivalent to almost 1,500 football fields) and has annual revenue of almost $5 billion in this region.

DHL Supply Chain offers competitive wages, affordable insurance benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and life) and 401(k) participation with company matching and paid holiday. Benefits and performance bonus begin after 90-days of employment.

An Inventory Control Supervisor is responsible for maintaining overall accurate inventory records; knowledge of overages, shortages, and damages; receipts, returns, and shipping functions to ensure proper documentation. Responsible for the coordination of the daily activities of inventory control group.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Reviews and monitors the timely confirmation and accuracy of inbound inventory, outbound shipments, and book adjustment transactions to ensure accurate inventory management records
  • Coordinates and performs the taking of physical inventories in accordance with the manufacturers' requirements, investigates inventory variances; directs the performance of daily/weekly cycle counts and adjusts inventory records if necessary
  • Coordinates the delivery/pick up of materials from supply room, if applicable to operation
  • Coordinates the activities associated with product recalls upon request
  • Coordinates the ongoing re-profiling, determines proper ratio of on-line to off-line, reviews the changes of seasonal freight and the space capacities throughout the different seasons
  • Monitors the activities associates with customer return shipments including overages, shortages and dumping, reconditioning, or returning to producing plant
  • Supervises all inventory control personnel, if any, to achieve objectives relating to inventory control management, provides communication and suggests inventory improvements to supervisor.
  • Provides back up to purchasing agent, if necessary
  • Keys receipts of materials, if necessary
  • Effectively communicates with associates and customers in person and via telephone, verbally and nonverbally to accomplish necessary objectives
  • Effectively review performance of subordinates, if any, to ensure compliance to requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience             
  • Operations background                     
  • 1-2 years logistics industry experience                     
  • 1-3 years experience in lead/supervisor/management role              
  • Meets corporate competency model requirements              
  • Objective setting                    
  • Organizational skills               
  • Staff management                 
  • Workload planning                 
  • Preventative maintenance routines               
  • Facility management (i.e., maintenance, sanitation, etc.)                 
  • Interviewing skills                   
  • Communication skills            
  • People skills               
  • Fluency in English                  

 Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required.

We offer a safe and clean workplace that focuses on teamwork, associate involvement and training.



DHL Supply Chain (Midwest)
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